Webinar: How to Search Records in Milliseconds vs Minutes

Avenu’s webinar showcases a cutting-edge new document search tool developed specifically for local government in partnership with Google Cloud and Sada Systems. Clearview Super Search enables governments to access documents with lightning speed across departments. The advanced search techniques allow constituents to quickly and conveniently search, purchase and download files, reducing support calls, while increasing revenue and productivity.

The webinar featured De Ana Thompson – Vice President, Blair Reuling – Sales Manager with Google Could Search, and Chad Johnson – Director of Google Cloud Search with SADA Systems. Our panel discussed challenges faced by Recorders/Clerks, a Clearview Super Search demo, and how we indexed over 13 million records for one customer in Oakland County – MI.

CLICK HERE to view the presentation.

Transforming IT Services for Your Business or Jurisdiction

Local governments know that managing IT is a constant challenge.

Whether it’s quick turnover in technology and staff or managing cloud, legacy, and cyber security systems all at once, teams struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of change which costs you valuable time and resources.

Is IT taking up more effort and money in your organization than it should?

Well, it doesn’t have to anymore. IT Managed Solutions by Avenu is your trusted touchpoint for the entire IT infrastructure.

With decades of experience in IT, we help you get the most from your mainframe, client-server, and cloud-based systems so you never have to chase talent again.

Avenu provides the flexibility you need by offering some, all, or shared services. Empowering you to reduce costs, get actionable results from data, and optimize availability in your organization.

Plus, we become your partner for the long run. Your customized IT services includes:

  • A 3 to 5-year plan that provides technology leadership
  • Keeps you up to date on security issues
  • Helps outsource risk for your agency.

When governments need continuous IT expertise, they turn to IT Managed Solutions by Avenu.

Contact a specialist today to get started.

Millions Recovered in Beaumont, TX

In 2010, Beaumont’s leaders partnered with Avenu to explore a different kind of resource: untapped revenue. Starting with a simple hotel audit, they discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in hotel taxes. The partnership — and its associated revenue stream — continue to grow; with Avenu’s resources, insight, and expertise, Beaumont has tapped into millions in additional hotel taxes, sales and use taxes, and more.

CA – Summer Recess Edition – Legislative Review and Recent Legal Decisions

This expanded edition covers viable revenue-related proposed measures that impact local governments.    Local agencies continue to seek bills allowing for the authorization for transaction and use taxes beyond the statutory cap level;  SB 344 would provide a one year sunset extension that will allow the continuation of utility user tax revenues from prepaid wireless,  several measures impact business license processes. READ MORE HERE.

Bucking the Revenue Trend in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

How Avenu Insights & Analytics helped Vestavia Hills, AL recover nearly $1.67 million in lost revenue and helped establish an online filing and payment system for its constituents.

Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Digitizing the Past in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

How America’s famous colony is preparing for the next 400 years.

Plymouth County, MA

CA Policy Update – Focus On Local Government

Included is an update to AB 523 (Irwin), a consumer privacy measure, that was recently amended to include Avenu | MuniServices suggestions to protect local UUT revenues. Our Government Relations team is advocating on measures impacting local revenues and several proposals impacting business licenses, as well as those that will result in local revenue losses from sales tax exemptions are included in this edition.  Read More Here

Avenu / MuniServices Requests Governor Newsom’s Signature on AB 147 to Implement Wayfair

As an early stakeholder, we are honored to request the Governor’s signature on landmark legislation implementing Wayfair in California. We join the State Treasurer, and the respective author’s and Chairs of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Senate Governance and Finance Committee in supporting AB 147. Read More Here

The CDTFA’s Wayfair Implementation Stakeholder Meeting

Avenu was asked to participate in the CDTFA’s first stakeholder meeting regarding Wayfair’s implementation.

Avenu Insights & Analytics Names Michael Romano as Vice President of Sales

Public Sector Expert Leads Sales Organization for Revenue Enhancement and Administration  

HERNDON, VA, October 23, 2018 – Michael Romano, a veteran of building high-performing sales teams and delivering revenue from growth focused on meeting clients’ needs, has joined Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu). Avenu is a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital.

Romano will lead sales for the company’s revenue enhancement and administration divisions. This responsibility covers multiple product lines for state and local governments in all 50 states and Canada.

“Mike’s experience, enthusiasm and capabilities are just what Avenu needs to build on our recent accomplishments and increase our presence and partnerships with state and local governments,” says Avenu CEO Paul Colangelo.

Romano was most recently the vice president of U.S. government and healthcare vertical sales for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a global provider of data, voice and wireless solutions with operations in more than 80 countries. Prior to that he served as vice president of U.S. cloud sales for Genesys, one of the largest contact center providers in the world with operations in over 100 countries.

Adds Romano, “There is incredible growth opportunity at Avenu because government customers are squeezed between rising costs and slower-growing revenue. Government leaders are seeking real solutions, so they can continue to deliver needed services to residents and businesses. Avenu’s solutions can help them accomplish these objectives.”

Avenu’s solutions under Administration include Government Records Management, Tax & License Administration, Justice, IT Managed Services and Pension Administration. Other solutions are geared toward revenue enhancement and cover compliance auditing and revenue discovery and recovery.